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Oct 16, 2012 5:00pm EDT
approaches. the fox 5 news edge, you decide 2012 will focus on local and national candidates and issues during the final two weeks of the campaign. the new show starts next monday at 6:30 p.m. on fox 5. >>> it was a hooking trip that turned out to be more adventurous than they wanted. two veterinarians are heading back home. the searchers found jason hiser of richmond and pekins of herndon yesterday in glacier national park in montana. they went on a hiking trip and missed their flight back home. the rent a car was not returned and worried wives called police. the massive search was launched for the men and they were in good condition. they fell over the ravine and had overnight gear and rationed the food and drinks. >>> still ahead, dozens of local soldiers who returned home from afghanistan over the weekend were honored today. we're going to take to you the ceremony. >> there is a growing number of speed cameras in the district, and now some city leaders want to do something about the fines they're generation. i'm bob barnard, we'll have details coming up. tails coming . >> a beautifu
FOX
Oct 24, 2012 5:00pm EDT
, get your political fix. decide 2012, focuses on local and national candidates and issues during the final two weeks of the campaign. brian bolter, political reporter tom fitzgerald and political analyst mark plotkin will have all of the day's news after the news edge at 6. >>> >> all eyes on the caribbean tonight where hurricane sandy is bearing down on the island. it's heading to cuba next and could affect parts of the u.s. gary, tell us about send. >> reporter: it became a hurricane this afternoon sitting on the eastern section of jamaica right now and let's go to the graphic. i want to show you, the winds are tops sustained at 80 miles an hour and in last check, they had winds, eastern section of jamaica at 60, 70 miles an hour and it holds on to the hurricane characteristics and becomes a tropical storm again in the bahamas, and that is forecast to be another hurricane off of florida and it's still forecast to go offshore of the east coast and to the end there. it jogs to the left and the official forecast could be important. coming up, i want to show you what we call the sp
FOX
Oct 29, 2012 5:00pm EDT
gusts >> wow. >> so the package of high winds extends out far. >> want to talk about radar here locally, because some bands of heavy rain getting ready to moven through. we're going to spotlight them for you here. >> this yellow band pushed through baltimore. it's still pushing through baltimore, and we know that not only is this where the heavy bands of rain are, but this is where the heavy winds are. as you begin to feel more intensity with the rain outside your house or whatever, you're also going to notice that the winds will kick up as well. and i suspect we are beginning now to transition into where anytime now, these wind gusts could be 60 plus. as the storm is. along the eastern shore just into delaware, this line of yellow, the moderate showers out there will really contain the highest winds we'veseen so far. so give them a couple more hours to come on through. i think that's when we'll begin to get more reports of 60 plus miles per hour wind gusts -- these are just gusts. a better way to say that would be occasional gusts within the bands moving on through. and all these bands
FOX
Oct 11, 2012 5:00pm EDT
're ahead of it and the stage is set here for local candidates. they have gone through and done their walk-throughs and have been praying for this debate. the vice president, for four days in a row, the congressman, now, of course, going into this debate. >> all right, craig bosswell, thank you so much. the vice presidential debate will air here on fox 5 starting at 9:00 tonight and we want to hear from you as the candidates duke it out and tweet your thoughts. >>> coming up, the death toll rises from a nationwide meningitis outbreak. why the company at the center of it all may violated its -- may have violated its license. >> a tragic story out of baltimore where a fire may have left five people dead. we'll have the details. >> this chair is destroyed. the one next to it, still in good shape. this is the inside of the church. i'm beth parker, i will tell you what they know about what happened. >> a beautiful day out there today. very, very fall like. we have been in the 60s, and now we're following -- falling back to the 60s. a first look at the forecast is coming up. stay with us. 
FOX
Oct 30, 2012 5:00pm EDT
after shutting down due to sandy. >> and raw sewage discharged into a local river after a plant lewises electricity at the height of the storm -- loses electricity at the height of the storm. we'll have the latest on this situation. >> with the greatest impacts of sandy out of here we're just talking a little light rain and chilly temperatures. we'll have a look at your evening forecast coming up. stay with us. fox 5 news at 5:00 will continue. [ mitt romney ] we have to work on a collaborative basis. look, the reason i'm in this race is there are people that are really hurting today in this country. and we face this deficit -- could crush the future generations. and republicans and democrats both love america but we need to have leadership -- leadership in washington that will actually bring people together and get the job done and could not care less if it's a republican or a democrat. i've done it before, i'll do it again. i'm mitt romney, and i approve this message. >>> hurricane sandy has certainly whipped up all sorts of trouble for people trying to get in and out of the washingto
FOX
Oct 18, 2012 5:00pm EDT
take it away. >> reporter: the local head of the atf, the federal agency tell it, they believe this person of interest is the person who threw the bottle of what smelled like gasoline into the food court here around noon today. and this person was found east of here in front a cheesecake factory and that was about 2:30. about an hour later, they brought them to the arlington county police station where he's now. he's not charged and, again, police and federal agents believe this is the guy. can you look behind me. the mall is open and the fbi and atf investigators are still here. arlington county fire officials say whatever it was not hazardous he targeted a food court in a mall at lunchtime. just after noon today on boston common mall on wilson boulevard in arlington. county police and fire, fbi and atf agents working together on a case that didn't force a mallwide evacuation. some businesses remained open, but anyone who left the mall when police arriv was not allowed back in. >> at this point, the task force indicated they're going to take the investigation from the arlingt
FOX
Oct 26, 2012 5:00pm EDT
and a look at our local forecast for this evening. all that coming up. stay with us.  anncr: their ads, hopelessly untrtrue. a west virginia casino launching the biggest ad barrage ever. don't be misled. the washington post says question seven is just... common sense. it'll create 4,000 permanent jobs. and stop maryland from losing millions to other states... every year. that's why business, labor, and teachers all support... question seven. and so does the washington post. vote for question seven. it's just common sense. look, the reason i'm in this race is there are people that are really hurting today in this country. and we face this deficit -- could crush the future generations. and republicans and democrats both love america but we need to have leadership -- leadership in washington that will actually bring people together and get the job done and could not care less if it's a republican or a democrat. i've done it before, i'll do it again. i'm mitt romney, and i approve this message. >>> we are back now with more on hurricane sandy. this storm is already having an eff
FOX
Oct 1, 2012 5:09pm EDT
. >> and later we'll take you inside the multi-million dollar crime lab giving one local police force a big boost. >> not bad out there today but the clouds have settled in. rain is coming too. when will it get here and how much and how long will it stick around? we'll answer those questions coming up with a first look at your forecast. stay with us.  i'm barack obama, and i approve this message. christie: i i do the laundry, i pay the bills,  i make sure my kids are fed and rested and healthy. female vo: moms like christie would be stretched even more under mitt romney. to fund his tax cuts for millionaires, romney could take away middle class deductions for child care, home mortgages, and college tuition. christie: mitt romney, he's so focused on big business and tax cuts for the wealthy... it seems like his answers to middle-class america are just...tough...tough luck. [ mitt romney ] there are 47% of the people who will vote for the president no matter what... who are dependent upon government, who believe that they are victims, who believe that government
FOX
Oct 31, 2012 5:00pm EDT
promise you is the federal government will be working as closely as possible with the state and local officials. >> reporter: rival mitt romney restarted his campaign in florida and asking supporters to help the hurricane victims and promising change. >> in seven days, the whole nation will come together. in seven days, we will come together and do the work that needs to be done. >> reporter: the sunshine state is important for both camps. new polls show romney closed the gap with the candidates nearly tied in a new quinnipiac poll. in the final push, the focus is entirely on the swing states and the campaign's final round of ads. vice president o biden -- presidential joe biden is in florida and paul ryan in wisconsin. the president will visit nevada, wisconsin, and colorado thursday. while the rest of the week is in flux for both campaigns, romney's scheduled to hold the final rally monday night in new hampshire. in washington, shannon breem, fox news. >>> early voters in d.c. and maryland wait in long lines to make the voices heard ahead of election day. >> and sandy could have a m
FOX
Oct 22, 2012 5:00pm EDT
, and it will focus on local and national candidates and issuing during the final -- issues during the final two weeks of the campaign. it starts at 6:30 on fox 5 hosted by brian bolter and will feature political reporter tom fitzgerald and political analyst bob plotkin among others. tweet us your thoughts about the election and we might use them on the show. use the hash tag fox 5 d.c. you decide. >>> yesterday, the redskins went toe you-to-toe with the new york giant -- went toe-to- toe with the new york giants to suffer a loss. they lost more than the game, unfortunately. scott smith is live with more on what it means for one former redskin, scott? >> reporter: the big news is the tight end fred davis is done for the year. a 5- to six-month recovery for a ruptured achilles tendon. in his loss and steps, the longtime and beloved redskin chris cooly re-signing today and passed a physical today. the head coach mike shanahan saying he hopes that cooly can hp out this week against the pittsburgh steelers. let's look back at the injury that took place in yesterday's game. the 26-year-old davis tore his l
FOX
Oct 19, 2012 5:00pm EDT
to terrorize a local mall at lunch. >> engineer who has worked at major u.s. corporations. on his facebook page, he waited with -- graduated with a latch lor of science degree from georgia state and lived in staten island, new york, and here in the d.c. area. the judge here in alexandrea this afternoon, ordering him held in jail until his next court date. on monday, brian. >>> developing in prince william county tonight, three women attacked at gun point. one sexually assaulted. that happened last night in the dunphry area. police are on the hunt for an armed man. fox 5s maureen umeh is in the newsroom with more. good evening. >> reporter: good evening, will. they thought they had safety in numbers but the suspect was not deterred. he was able to get one of the women away from the group and sexually sexual assaulted her. this is a computer-generated composite sketch of the suspect. his face is partially concealed but the police hope someone will recognize him. police say the attack happened last night around 10 along fuller heights road near the intersection of mockbird heights road in the dunp
FOX
Oct 23, 2012 5:00pm EDT
edge you decide 2012. our show focuses on both local and national candidates and issues during the final two weeks of the campaign. tonight we are taking a close look at the last-minute media blitz by both president obama and governor romney. plus a debate on maryland's question 7, both sides of the gambling issue will be joining us live tonight. starts at 6:30 p.m., brian bolter is hosting and is joined by fox 5's political reporter tom fitzgerald and analyst mark plot kin. >>> at least if it's supervised? you've probably heard about the ban on large sugary drinks in new york city? well, guess what. now d.c. may also try to tighten up on the giant beverages linked to obesity. fox 5's beth parker has more on that one. >> reporter: it's almost like a war. but maybe a war worth fighting according to d.c. council member mary cheh. in the next few months she'll be talking to the fellow council members about battling big soda. >> in terms of children and the district of columbia particularly in certain areas as many as half the kids are obese or overweight. >> then it's up to parent
FOX
Oct 2, 2012 5:00pm EDT
with all of the cameras and the national press corp as long as the local folks, there was a sense that he didn't know what to make of it either. >> he was afraid that they would not be able to catch the guys and they had nothing. because of that, there was a tremendous fear this was going go on for week after week and people good morning to continue to fall. one of the biggest fears was a police officer would be shot or an fbi agent and then the people who were protecting the people are getting shot and killed as well. >> and speaking of it from a reporter's perspective, i remember being on the there and thinking this is the perfect opportunity for him to take a shot at us. you were out on several of the scenes, sherry, and you covered the trial. what was that like? what do you remember from that time? >> as far as being scared ourselves, i remember you're in the thick of things and in the middle of it all. you're not thinking about your own danger and safety. and it was not until there were multiple shootings that the station provided us with bulletproof vests to protect us if we felt we
FOX
Oct 3, 2012 5:00pm EDT
he's endorsing a rate hike. and popping up weeks before the november election. local officials are seeing a rise in voter fraud. >> and the unique project capturing the lives much washingtonians. i'm barack obama, and i approve this message. these e appliances could have bn made here in america. but a company called global tech maximized profits by paying its workers next to nothing... under sweatshop conditions in china. when mitt romney led bain, they saw global tech as a good investment... even knowing that the firm promoted its practice of exploiting... low-wage labor to its investors. mitt romney - tough on china? since when? . >>> the search for a woman who illegally hitched a ride on a manatee turned herself in. she was riding the animal. manatees, by the way, protected under the florida manatee sanctuary act. she was not aware that what she was doing was against the law. >>> a detroit police chief has been suspended after a sex scandal. he's married and is a pastor. we're going to show you the photo. detroit police officer angelica robinson with a department- issued gun
FOX
Oct 4, 2012 5:00pm EDT
at a local high school. >> and find them scattered near night clubs downtown and find out who is making a fuss about flyers. >> and if you have a story idea, call 2028953000. and ask for jr. he loves it when i say that and send us an e-mail to www.fox5tips@wttg.com. i'm barack obama, and i approve this message. these appliances could have been made here in america. but a company called global tech maximized profits by paying its workers next to nothing... under sweatshop conditions in china. when mitt romney led bain, they saw global tech as a good investment... even knowing that the firm promoted i... low-wage labor to its investors. mitt romney - tough on china? since when? dit's just that simple, i mean,y needit's a no brainer.and. anncr: every year marylanders spend five hundred and fifty... million at casinos in west virginia, delaware... and pennsylvania. one west virginia paper calls it a "cash cow" for them. but its cost maryland over one billion dollars. money that could have created good jobs and... better schools for us. question seven keeps maryland money in maryland. david
FOX
Oct 5, 2012 5:00pm EDT
to make you itchy. which local campus is trying to control a bed bug infesting a. >> and dozens of bars in d.c. are getting permission to stay open around the clock. we'll tell but test that sure to ruffle's few feathers this holiday weekend. lindsay. >>> and in sports, they make -- a nightmare and rg-3 is all smiles and has a tough game on monday. what they're saying about covering rg3. gary. >> speaking of the game, it's going to be rainy and cold. hope they can play in the wet stuff. they'll have some of it n. terms of this afternoon, we're in the low 80s and we're trending down, though, the first look at the forecast and a look at the weekend coming up in just a second. stay with us. stay with us.  [ male announcer ]  who will raise taxes on the middle class? according to an independent, non-partisan study, barack obama and the liberals will raise taxes on the middle class by $4,000. the same organization says the plan from mitt romney and common sense conservatives is "not a tax hike on the middle class." want proof? read the non-partisan study for yourself at american.co
FOX
Oct 8, 2012 5:00pm EDT
caused the tree to fall. >> reporter: don't think you're a wimp. >>> coming up here on the 5, local firefighters rush into action to save a kitten that got stuck in an engine. >> and the death toll from the meningitis outbreak that made people sick in several states, including maryland and virginia is growing. we'll have the latest. >> and could you live on $30 a week? a d.c. council member challenges herself to highlight the plight of others. stay with us.  . >>> you know from time to time everyone's car makes a funny noise. has anyone meowed? they called trip georges county fire department because he thought a cat was urn the hood. for 45 minutes of coaxing, they got the kitten out. and he seemed to be in good shape there. we're told one of the firefighters adopted the cat and took him back. >>> could you live on $30 a week? some folks in our area have no other choice. they rely on food stamps to get by and to bring attention to how little money people have to put food on the table, one member of the d.c. council is putting themselves on the shoes. matt has more.
FOX
Oct 9, 2012 5:00pm EDT
was raped by a local sheriff's deputy. we're going to have all of the details for you. >> and investigators reveal new information about a reporter found dead inside her virginia home. >> and police in colorado try to generate new leads after a 10-year-old boy vanishes without a trace. stay with us. [ barack obama ] i'm barack obama, and i approve this message. [ female announcer ] he says... president obama and i both care about poor and middle-class families. [ female announcer ] but this is what the budget plan mitt romney supports actually does. more huge tax breaks skewed to the wealthy. while cutting nearly eight hundred billion from medicaid... even though middle-class families rely on medicaid to help loved ones cover nursing-home care. and it helps parents support children with disabilities. if mitt romney really "cares," wouldn't we see it in his priorities? [ knocking ] oh, no, i got to go. oh, can you make that to go? these days, nobody has time to get sick. but minuteclinic makes it easy to get well. our nurse practitioners can diagnose and write prescriptions for everything fr
FOX
Oct 10, 2012 5:00pm EDT
and the latest on whether the investigation stands with the mayor. >>> a local university in the middle of the same debate after accusations an employee was fired for voicing her opinions. and we're live at the bal park with more of the fanfare, mights and low lights. they lost lost two games to one in the series against the cardinals. we'll see you in a bit.  pamela howze: it just seems like such an... infringement on our lives. how dare they step into my life that way. it's none of their business. he's trying to restrict us, again. he's taking us backwards. george allen is the last thing we need in washington. anncr: the democratic senatorial campaign committee is... responsible for the content of this advertising. [ female announcer ] he says... president obama and i both care about poor and middle-class families. [ female announcer ] but this is what the budget plan mitt romney supports actually does. more huge tax breaks skewed to the wealthy. while cutting nearly eight hundred billion from medicaid... even though middle-class families rely on medicaid to help loved ones co
FOX
Oct 15, 2012 5:00pm EDT
about today. and a local family were put in the spotlight. here they are. they got rg3 as he jumped into the stands after an amazing touchdown run and they are here live in studio to talk about all of the excitement. >> and one house party crasher got a surprise from a rocker boyfriend. here what a journey guitarist did last night that has celebrities buzzing. >> and gary has your weather forecast when we come right back. stay close. take away his toys and he'll play with a stick. take away their bikes and they'll still find a way to get where they're going. but if take you away early childhood education... slash k-12 funding... and cut college aid for middle class families ... they won't go far. yet that's exactly what mitt romney wants to do... ...to pay for a $250,000 tax break for multi-millionaires. if mitt romney wins, the middle class loses. priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. but to me, it's money that i earned. man: to some people, social security is just a number. i count on social security. and i don't want washington politicians like
FOX
Oct 25, 2012 5:00pm EDT
-- these guys, a lot more to talk about sandy and how it affects our local forecast here and beyond. >> see you in a few. >>> utility companies preparing for sandy. baltimore gas and electric is planning for hundreds of thousands of potential outages. the company is putting workers on standby and plans to make -- excuse me, is already making plans to bring in at least 500 workers from other states. utility companies learned from past storms. >>> and keep it here with fox 5 for the next 90 minutes as we track hurricane sandy. can you also follow the storm's path on myfoxhurricane.com. the website features enhanced satellite images, interactive mottos, a live chat and a lot more. >>> and another big story, a legendary swim coach under arrest accused of sexually abusing one of the students decades ago he was the cofounder of the swim clog club that grow into one of the largest in maryland, d.c., and virginia. this summer, a new 43-year-old woman came forward and said he sexually abused her when she was 13 and later grew into a sexual relationship. fox 5s beth parker is here now with more. good eve
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